Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Sony speeds up VAIO RM desktop, FE notebook

updated 09:40 am EDT, Thu May 17, 2007

Sony VAIO RM and FE Update

Following the release of the TZ, Sony today also improved two of its larger systems, pointing to future North American updates. The VAIO RM desktop now has as its base Intel's updated version of the 1.86GHz desktop Core 2 Duo with a full 4MB of level 2 cache; it also has the choice of a GeForce 8600 GTS versus the earlier 7600 GS, stepping up performance for optional Blu-Ray movie support as well as 3D. The system starts at $1,574 but climbs to $2,402 in its peak model.

The company's mid-range notebook, the 15.4-inch VAIO FE (pictured), also saw a boost in its baseline performance to help it cope with Windows Vista. Previously driven by a 1.73GHz Celeron M, the PC jumps to 1.86GHz while also receiving a minimum 1GB of RAM and a 100GB hard drive. It ships to Japan on May 26th for $1,367 but should sell for less when the change reaches North America.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Dell AD211 Bluetooth speaker

For all of the high-priced, over-engineered Bluetooth speakers in the electronics market, there is still room for mass-market solution ...

VisionTek 128GB USB Pocket SSD

USB flash drives dealt the death blow to both the floppy and Zip drives. While still faster than either of the old removable media, sp ...

Kodak PixPro SL10 Smart Lens Camera

Smartphone imagery still widely varies. Large Megapixel counts don't make for a good image, and the optics in some devices are lacking ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News